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New York Electroclash Queen Finds Her Prince

Author: Jonty Skrufff
Monday, May 16, 2005
Electroclash sex bomb Melissa Burns from WIT is getting married and trying for a baby, the New York Post reported this week, following in the footsteps of fellow WIT girl Mandy Coon, who last year married LCD Soundsystem grump James Murphy.

Chatting to Skrufff two years ago, the blonde bombshell described herself as "an available, lonely popstar' looking for a "nice decent guy' and appears to have found her ideal man in the shape of a "hot-tempered designer' called Kai (New York Post). At the time, she also admitted to developing a passion for marriage obsessed TV show Sex In The City, alongside third bandmate Christine.

"It's sad to admit it, but Christine and I actually became single around the same time and we were joking one night saying "what do single girls do in New York when they stay home-' and we said "they watch Sex in The City'," said Melissa. "We'd never watched it before so we rented it on video and actually really liked it. I'm ashamed to say I'm a typical woman and I'm really into it. It's tough dating out there; it's really tough," she added.

Whether James Murphy and his wife watched the hugely popular dating show before hooking up remains unclear, and the LCD Soundsystem star was prickly when asked about personal issues in a recent Skrufff interview (specifically, whether his relationship mirrors Paul and Linda McCartney's).

"Am I afraid she'll be "Linda McCartney-ised'- Jesus. Not really," Murphy huffed, "Next time I'm a former Beatle, I'll let you know. I make music with her all the time, because we like it, but that's about all."